Vascular Interventional Procedures
What is Special Procedures?
Special Procedures or Interventional Radiography is a growing subspecialty in which both vascular and nonvascular diseases are diagnosed and treated. It is a minimally invasive technique that utilizing small catheters and catheter-based instruments. These procedures are performed with local or intravenous sedation and are guided by radiological imaging such as flouroscopy, CT or ultrasound.
Special Procedures offers an alternative to conventional medical and surgical treatment. The procedures pose less risk to patients and typically decrease hospitalization time.
The majority of procedures require your physician to consult with an interventional radiologist prior to scheduling.
- Diagnostic Angiography and Venography
- Dialysis Graft Interventions
- Venous Access Services
- Biliary Drainage/ Interventions
- Biopsy and Drainages
- Uterine Fibroid Embolization